Tag: music educator

Music education over zoom

The Music Educator’s Guide to Zoom Audio

In the spring of 2020, the video conferencing platform Zoom went from something not many music educators knew about to an ubiquitous and essential teaching tool virtually overnight. However, just because Zoom…

SAMR for the Music Education Classroom

SAMR for the Music Education Classroom

Technology was swiftly becoming an important tool for music education, even before the pandemic. As the crisis continues to upend music classrooms across the country, technology is now, and for the foreseeable…

Tips for Moving Your Ensemble Online

For music educators, there are some days when connecting with ensembles seems downright impossible under the best of circumstances. But with education moving online due to Covid-19 concerns, music educators have the…

Success With the Young Guitar Student

I have been teaching guitar for over 30 years, and through those years I have taught students of all ages 12 through the mature adult.  I was working out of the local…

Tips for Building a Successful Choir: Part 2

Tips for Building a Successful Choir: Part 2

Whether you’re taking over a choir from a previous director or building one from the ground up, growing and maintaining a successful choir can be a difficult task. Some directors have a…

Using Teaching Tools in Lessons

Five Fun & Educational Classroom Activity Ideas

As a music educator, keeping your students entertained throughout the year can be difficult, especially during the holiday season or in the days following a big performance. Sure, you can give your…

2016 Music Educator of the Year Award

Meet Our 2016 Music Educator of the Year Semi-Finalists

Sometimes we forget just how much work music educators across the country put in to keep music programs alive. But, it’s programs like our annual Music Educator of the Year award that…

Tips for Building a Successful Choir: Part 2

Tips for Building a Successful Choir: Part I

Whether you’re taking over a choir from a previous director or building one from the ground up, growing and maintaining a successful choir can be difficult. Some choir directors have a hard…